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Can my child travel while using oxygen therapy?

Using oxygen therapy should not keep your child from traveling. You need to learn the policies of the airline, bus, train or cruise line; contact your carrier to make arrangements before your trip. They will accommodate you.

Call the company where you get your oxygen supply to order enough for your needs; get extra in case you are delayed or decide to stay longer. Take a copy of your child's prescription and medical information with you, along with emergency contact information.

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